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Danielle Palbykin
Danielle Palbykin
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.-1L
Hometown: Tempe, Ariz.
High School: Corona del Sol
Position: Swimming
Events: Freestyle

Academic Notes: Majoring in exercise science.

2010-11 (Sophomore): Competed in exhibition swims in the 100, 200, 500 and 1650 free at the WAC Championships...Recorded season bests in each swim, finishing in 54.05 in the 100 free, 1:57.87 in the 200 free, 5:12.39 in the 500 free and 17:39.39 in the 1650 free...Also competed in the 400, 800 and 1000 free during the dual season...Posted season best time of 4:47.06 in the 400 free and 9:47.47 in the 800 free vs New Mexico State...Season best 10:51.55 in the 1000 free vs Washington State. 

2009-10 (Freshman): Missed most of season due to injury returning for double dual at San Diego and San Diego State … Swam the 1000-yard freestyle for 5th place finish and the 500-yard freestyle with 12th place finish … Competed at WAC Championships in four individual  exhibition events … Posted season-best times in each event.

High School: Graduated from Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, Ariz. … Swam for head coach Caleb Guest … Named Most Valuable Swimmer at Corona del Sol in 2007 and 2008.

Personal Info: Danielle Nicole Palbykin was born July 2, 1991 in Tempe, Ariz. … Daughter of Steve and Kris Palbykin … Has two sisters, Lindsay and Brittany … Lindsay swam at Missouri and is now a graduate student at NAU … Enjoys hiking and running in her free time.